Albert Court, SW7

Block in/near South Kensington, existing between the 1890s and now

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Albert Court, SW7

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Block · South Kensington · SW7 ·
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2015

Albert Court, a residential block for the "upper classes", was constructed in 1890.

The mansion block Albert Court was originally conceived by the freeholders, the 1851 Commissioners, as the first stage of a larger private development involving the erection of four blocks of flats on either side of Prince Consort Road, flanking the Royal Albert Hall to the north and the Royal College of Music to the south.

Building began on Albert Court in 1890 to the designs of Frederick Hemings but, following the collapse of developer George Newman’s backers, the liberator Building Society, in 1892 and the death of Hemings in 1894, the building had only reached 3rd floor level; Albert Court was leased for completion to the Albert Court Syndicate and finished to R.J. Worley’s designs between 1896 and 1900.


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Albert Hall Mansions, SW7 Albert Hall Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Alexander Place, SW7 Alexander Place was originally called Alfred Place East.
Alexander Square, SW3 Alexander Square is a garden square in Chelsea.
Armstrong Road, SW7 Armstrong Road is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Atherstone Mews, SW7 Atherstone Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Ayrton Road, SW7 Ayrton Road is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Barnaby Place, SW7 Barnaby Place is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Bathurst Mews, W2 Bathurst Mews is a street in Paddington.
Bathurst Street, W2 Bathurst Street is a street in Paddington.
Bayswater Road, W2 Bayswater Road is the main road running along the northern edge of Hyde Park.
Beaufort Street, SW10 Beaufort Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Bolney Gate, SW7 Bolney Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Brechin Place, SW7 Brechin Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Bremner Road, SW7 Bremner Road is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Britten Street, SW3 Britten Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Brook Mews North, W2 Brook Mews North is a through road between Craven Terrace and Craven Hill.
Brook Mews, N13 A street within the W2 postcode
Budge’s Walk, SW7 Budge’s Walk is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Bury Walk, SW3 Bury Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Bute Street, SW7 Bute Street is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Cale Street, SW3 Cale Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Carlyle Square, SW3 Carlyle Square was named in honour of the writer Thomas Carlyle in 1872.
Cavaye Place, SW10 Cavaye Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Chelsea Square, SW3 Chelsea Square is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Clareville Grove, SW7 Clareville Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Clareville Street, SW7 Clareville Street is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Claylands Road, SW7 Claylands Road is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Clifton Place, W2 Clifton Place is a road in the W2 postcode area
Cranley Gardens, SW7 Cranley Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Cranley Mews, SW7 Cranley Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Cranley Place, SW7 Cranley Place is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Craven Hill Gardens, W2 Craven Hill Gardens is a residential garden estate which has two small garden squares.
Craven Hill, W2 Craven Hill is a street in Paddington.
Craven Terrace, W2 Craven Terrace is a street in Paddington.
Cresswell Gardens, SW10 Cresswell Gardens is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Cresswell Place, SW10 Cresswell Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Cromwell Gardens, SW7 Cromwell Gardens is a short but major road in South Kensington. It joins the Cromwell Road at the junction with Exhibition Road to the west with the Brompton Road to the east.
Cromwell Mews, BR7 A street within the SW7 postcode
Cromwell Place, SW7 Cromwell Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Cromwell Road, SW7 Cromwell Road is a major London road, designated as part of the A4.
Devonshire Terrace, W2 Devonshire Terrace is a street in Paddington.
Dove Mews, SW5 Dove Mews is a road in the SW5 postcode area
Dovehouse Street, SW3 Dovehouse Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Drayton Gardens, SW10 Drayton Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Dudmaston Mews, SW3 Dudmaston Mews is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Eagle Place, SW7 This is a street in the SW7 postcode area
Edgware Road Subway, W2 Edgware Road Subway is a street in Paddington.
Elm Park Gardens, SW10 Elm Park Gardens links Fulham Road with Elm Park Road.
Elm Park Lane, SW10 Elm Park Lane is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Elm Park Road, SW3 Elm Park Road is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Elm Place, SW3 Elm Place is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Elms Lane, W2 Elms Lane in Bayswater was situated on the west bank of the Westbourne stream.
Elms Mews, W2 Elms Mews is a street in Paddington.
Elvaston Mews, SW7 Elvaston Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Elvaston Place, SW7 Elvaston Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Ennismore Gardens Mews, SW7 Ennismore Gardens Mews is part of the Kingston House Estate.
Ennismore Gardens, SW7 Ennismore Gardens dates from the 1840s.
Ensor Mews, SW7 This is a street in the SW7 postcode area
Evelyn Gardens, SW7 Evelyn Gardens is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Exhibition Road, SW7 Exhibition Road is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Flower Walk, SW7 Flower Walk is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Flower Walk, W2 Flower Walk is a road in the W2 postcode area
Foulis Terrace, SW3 Foulis Terrace is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Frankland Road, SW7 Frankland Road is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Fulham Road, SW3 Fulham Road is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Gilston Road, SW10 Gilston Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Glendower Place, SW7 Glendower Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Gloucester Road, SW7 Gloucester Road is a main street in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Gloucester Terrace, KT13 A street within the W2 postcode
Gloucester Terrace, N14 A street within the W2 postcode
Gore Street, SW7 Gore Street is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Harley Gardens, SW10 Harley Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Harrington Road, SW7 Harrington Road is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Hereford Square, SW7 Hereford Square is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Holly Mews, SW10 Holly Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Horse Ride, E11 Horse Ride is a road in the E11 postcode area
Hyde Park Gardens Mews, W2 Hyde Park Gardens Mews is a road in the W2 postcode area
Hyde Park Gardens, W2 Hyde Park Gardens is a street in Paddington.
Hyde Park Gate Mews, SW7 Hyde Park Gate Mews is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Hyde Park Gate, SW7 Hyde Park Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Hyde Park Square, W2 Hyde Park Square was part of ’Tyburnia’ - planned in 1827 by Samuel Pepys Cockerell for the Bishop of London’s Estate
Imperial College Road, SW7 Imperial College Road runs east–west with Queen’s Gate to the west and Exhibition Road to the east.
Jay Mews, SW7 Jay Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Kendrick Mews, SW7 Kendrick Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Kensington Gardens, W2 Kensington Gardens is a street in Paddington.
Kensington Gardens, W8 Kensington Gardens is a street in Kensington.
Kensington Gore, SW7 Kensington Gore is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Kensington Road, SW7 Kensington Road is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Kimbolton Row, SW3 Kimbolton Row is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Kingston House North, SW7 Kingston House North replaced a mansion called Kingston House.
Lancaster Gate, W2 Lancaster Gate is a street in Paddington.
Lancaster Mews, W2 Lancaster Mews is a street in Paddington.
Lancaster Terrace, W2 Lancaster Terrace is a street in Paddington.
Lancaster Walk, SW7 Lancaster Walk is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Lancaster Walk, W2 Lancaster Walk is a road in the W2 postcode area
Lanchester Mews, SE14 Lanchester Mews is a road in the SE14 postcode area
Leinster Mews, W2 Leinster Mews is a street in Paddington.
Leinster Terrace, W2 Leinster Terrace is a street in Paddington.
Lewis Estate, SW3 Lewis Estate is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Manresa Road, SW3 Manresa Road is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Manson Mews, SW7 Manson Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Manson Place, SW7 Manson Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Melton Court, SW7 Melton Court is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Milborne Grove, SW10 Milborne Grove was built between 1851 and 1862.
Moncorvo Close, SW7 Moncorvo Close is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Montrose Court, SW7 Montrose Court is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Mulberry Walk, SW3 Mulberry Walk is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Museum Lane, SW7 Museum Lane is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Neville Street, SW7 Neville Street is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Neville Terrace, SW7 Neville Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
New Ride, SW7 New Ride is a road in the SW7 postcode area
North Terrace, SW3 North Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
North Terrace, SW7 North Terrace is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Old Brompton Road, SW7 Old Brompton Road is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Old Church Street, SW3 Old Church Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Onslow Crescent, SW7 Onslow Crescent is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Onslow Gardens, SW7 Onslow Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Onslow Mews East, SW7 Onslow Mews East is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Onslow Square, SW7 Onslow Square was started by Charles James Freake, to designs by architect George Basevi, with the square completed by 1865.
Pelham Court, SW3 Pelham Court is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Pelham Crescent, SW3 Pelham Crescent is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Pelham Crescent, SW7 Henry Pelham, 3rd Earl of Chichester was a former trustee of the Smith’s Charity Estate, upon which the road was built.
Pelham Place, SW7 Pelham Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Pelham Street, SW3 Pelham Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Pelham Street, SW7 Pelham Street is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Petersham Mews, SW7 Petersham Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Petersham Place, SW7 Petersham Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Pond Place, SW3 Pond Place is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Prince Consort Road, SW7 Prince Consort Road is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Princes Gardens, GU3 This is a street in the GU3 postcode area
Princes Gardens, SW7 Princes Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Princes Gate Mews, SW7 Princes Gate Mews is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Princes Gate, SW7 Princes Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Priory Walk, SW10 Priory Walk and Milborne Grove both have development on one side of the road only and together they book-end Harley Gardens.
Queen’s Gardens, W2 This is a street in the W2 postcode area
Queen’s Gate Mews, SW7 This is a street in the SW7 postcode area
Queen’s Gate Terrace, SW7 This is a street in the SW7 postcode area
Queen’s Gate, SW7 This is a street in the SW7 postcode area
Queens Elm Parade, SW3 Queens Elm Parade is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Queens Gardens, W2 Queens Gardens is a street in Paddington.
Queens Gate Gardens, SW7 Queens Gate Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Queens Gate Mews, SW7 Queens Gate Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Queens Gate Place Mews, SW7 Queens Gate Place Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Queens Gate Place, SW7 Queens Gate Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Queens Gate Terrace, SW7 Queens Gate Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Queens Gate, SW7 Queens Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Queensberry Mews West, SW7 Queensberry Mews West is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Queensberry Place, SW7 Queensberry Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Queensberry Way, SW7 Queensberry Way is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Queen’s Gate Place Mews, SW7 Queen’s Gate Place Mews is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Queen’s Gate, SW7 Queen’s Gate is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Redcliffe Road, SW10 Redcliffe Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Reece Mews, SW7 Reece Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Reston Place, SW7 Reston Place is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Roland Gardens, SW7 Roland Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Roland Way, SW7 Roland Way is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Rosary Gardens, SW7 Rosary Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Rose Square, SW3 Rose Square is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Rotten Row, SW7 Rotten Row is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Selwood Place, SW7 Selwood Place is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Selwood Terrace, SW7 Selwood Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Selwood Terrace; Neville Terrace, SW7 Selwood Terrace; Neville Terrace is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Serpentine Bridge, W2 Serpentine Bridge is a road in the W2 postcode area
Serpentine Road, SW1X Serpentine Road is a road in the SW1X postcode area
Serpentine Road, SW7 Serpentine Road is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Serpentine Road, W1K Serpentine Road is a road in the W1K postcode area
Serpentine Road, W2 Serpentine Road is a street in Paddington.
Smallbrook Mews, W2 Smallbrook Mews is a road in the W2 postcode area
South Carriage Drive, SW7 South Carriage Drive is a road in the SW7 postcode area
South Kensington Station Arcade, SW7 South Kensington Station Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
South Kensington Underground Station, SW7 South Kensington Underground Station is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
South Parade, SW3 South Parade is a road in the SW3 postcode area
South Terrace, SW7 South Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Southwell Gardens, SW7 Southwell Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Spire House, HA1 A street within the W2 postcode
Stanhope Gardens, SW7 Stanhope Gardens was built in the 1860s in developments following the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Stanhope Mews East, SW7 Stanhope Mews East is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Stanhope Mews South, SW7 Stanhope Mews South is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Stanhope Mews West, SW7 Stanhope Mews West is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Stanhope Terrace, W2 Stanhope Terrace is a road in the W2 postcode area
Stewarts Grove, SW3 Stewarts Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Strathearn Place, W2 Strathearn Place is a street in Paddington.
Sumner Place, SW7 Sumner Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Sussex Square, W2 Sussex Square is a road in the W2 postcode area
Sydner Mews, N16 A street within the SW7 postcode
Sydney Close, SW3 Sydney Close is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Sydney Place, SW7 Sydney Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Sydney Street, SW3 Sydney Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
The Arcade, SW7 The Arcade is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Thistle Grove, SW10 Thistle Grove is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Thurloe Place Mews, SW7 Thurloe Place Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Thurloe Place, SW7 Thurloe Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Thurloe Square, SW7 Thurloe Square is a traditional garden square in South Kensington.
Thurloe Street, SW7 Thurloe Street is named for John Thurloe, said to have been given this land by Oliver Cromwell for services during the Commonwealth.
Tigris House Fourth Floor, W2 Tigris House Fourth Floor is a street in Paddington.
Upbrook Mews, W2 Upbrook Mews is built on top of the former Westbourne River.
West Carriage Drive, SW7 West Carriage Drive is a road in the SW7 postcode area
West Carriage Drive, W2 West Carriage Drive is a road in the W2 postcode area
Westbourne Street, W2 Westbourne Street is a street in Paddington.
Wetherby Place, SW7 Wetherby Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.


South Kensington

South Kensington is a London Underground station in Kensington, west London. It is served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly Lines.

It is hard to define boundaries for South Kensington, but it is generally talking about the commercial area around the tube station. The smaller centre around Gloucester Road station can also be considered part of South Kensington, as well as the institution area around Exhibition Road, which includes such famous names as the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Imperial College, Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Royal College of Music.

Large numbers of French, Spanish and Italian citizens live in the area. A significant French presence is evidenced by the location of the consulate, the Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle - a large French secondary school opposite the Natural History Museum - and the French Institute, home to a French cinema. There are also several French bookshops in the area.
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